Concord Grape Sherbet

Concord Grape Sherbet | Recipes to Nourish

Who knew that Concord Grapes tasted so incredibly amazing?!  I sure didn't until recently.  WOW, if you've never tried them, you have been missing out.  They are the most delectable little pops of sweet in your mouth.  Seriously good! A dear friend of mine mentioned her love for concord grapes and I was determined to try and find some after hearing about how much she liked them.  I was so excited to find a bunch of them at the local natural foods co-op.  Of course … [Read More...]

Holistic Health | Recipes to Nourish

WELCOME to the NEW + IMPROVED…

*** WELCOME TO THE NEW RECIPES TO NOURISH *** I have been super busy working {with an awesome team} on Recipes to Nourish getting it ready to relaunch.  I’m so excited to be back!  This process has been in the works for many months now … there have been some unexpected things happen along the… 

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Rustic Strawberry Basil Crostata w/ Lemon Mint Cream Cheese | Recipes to Nourish

Rustic Strawberry Basil…

    Crostata or Galette?  They’re basically the same thing, except one is French and one is Italian.  Crostata’s or Galette’s are not baked in a pan like a tart … they’re a flat layer of dough filled with sweet or savory yumminess + edges of the dough folded up around the filling.  I LOVE… 

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Summer Pavlova with Homemade Lemon Curd + Strawberries | Recipes to Nourish

Summer Pavlova with Homemade…

  Pavlova’s are a must-have summer treat!  They look gorgeous + taste unbelievable too!  If you’ve never had one of these delicate beauties, you are in for a real treat.  Pavlova’s are a big delicious meringue … crisp on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside.   This is a show-stopper dessert, but… 

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Honey Sweetened Lemon Curd | Recipes to Nourish

Honey Sweetened Lemon Curd…

  Smooth + velvety, LEMON CURD is deliciously tart + sweet!  When I was little I loved getting to have high tea with my dear grandma or my mom.  Often lemon curd was served with scones and I thought this was so elegant.  It quickly became something that I really loved + it was super special… 

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Remembering My Mom…

  My dear and loyal readers, please excuse the lack of posts being shared here the last few months.  As some of you know, my mom got very sick at the end of April and was diagnosed with cancer … and since then her health declined quickly.    At the end of June she was hospitalized… 

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Pineapple Agua Fresca {Honey…

During the hot summer months, my family loves to drink Agua Frescas.  These fresh waters are light + refreshing … a perfect thirst quencher on a hot day.  Whip up a few batches and serve it at potlucks, barbecues, picnics or simply for your family to enjoy at the end of the day.    I’m… 

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Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream…

Summer is here in Northern California and it is HOT … 100+ degrees, no thank you! When it’s this hot I don’t want to cook much, in fact all I want is cooling drinks like slushy, blended watermelon lemonade + lots of homemade ice cream.  Yes, I eat it all day long, I have no shame… 

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Watermelon-Hibiscus-Paletas

Watermelon + Hibiscus Paletas…

Latin paletas {also known as ice pops or popsicles} are usually made from fresh fruit … some are cream-based, but most are water-based.  Watermelon + Hibiscus are common flavors for authentic agua frescas … they work perfectly together for paletas too!  These delicious flavors make a mouth-watering, refreshing pair.     WATERMELON + HIBISCUS PALETAS Perfectly sweet +… 

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Slow Cooker Tangy Pineapple…

Summertime is quickly approaching!  I love my slow cooker!  It’s so helpful being able to throw something together in the morning or around lunch time and have it be ready for dinner.  Plus, as the summer heats up, I don’t want to use the oven much.  Using the slow cooker is so convenient + it doesn’t… 

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Homemade Cherry Ice Cream Bon…

CHOCOLATE + CHERRIES go so perfectly together!  With this heat wave going on in Northern California, I knew I had to make some homemade ice cream … I mean why not?  Ice cream is mandatory when summer heat hits!  At least it is in my book.  One of my family’s favorite fruits is cherries.  We all… 

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